Yinka Shonibare Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection

On View: 
Friday, October 7, 2005 to Sunday, September 24, 2006

Yinka Shonibare Selects

In the third guest-curated exhibition in the Nancy and Edwin Marks Gallery, renowned British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare,MBE has mined Cooper-Hewitt’s permanent collections to create an installation that addresses themes of transportation, imperialism, tourism, and cultural exchange. Throughout the exhibition, Shinobare stresses the modes of transportation and their influence on the cultures visited, from the tradition of the European Grand Tour to the social and political issues of migration.